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DRDO STA B Exam Pattern - Sr. Technical Assistant

Last Update : July 29, 2018

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DO STA B EXAM PATTERN - Defence Research And Development Organization (DRDO) conducts examination for the recruitment of  vacancies for the post of Senior Technical Assistant B (STA B) under Defence Research & Development Organisation Technical Cadre (DRTC). DRDO Conducts DRDO Entry Test-2018 (Tier-I & Tier II) for the recruitment of DRDO STA B posts. The aspiring applicants can find the Examination Pattern and Scheme of Examination on this page below as per guidelines released by the selection board.

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DRDO has released the result for the recruitment of 494 vacancies for the post of Senior Technical Assistant B (STA B ).

DRDO STA B Recruitment 2018 - Important dates : 

Application  (Online) Submission Starts
Last Date of Application Fee Submission
Last Date of Application Form (Online) Submission
Last Date to Edit the Application
21 Oct 2018
Date of Admit Card issuance
18 Dec 2019
Written Examination
14 Feb 2019


DO STA B Exam Pattern Details:

The selection process will consist of DRDO entry test in two tiers: Tier-I, Tier-II & preliminary document verification.

TIERSTYPE OF EXAMScope of ExamQuestionsMax. MarksDuration
ICBT for Screening*

Test common to all post-codes :

  • Quantitative ability/aptitude,
  • General intelligence & Reasoning ability,
  • General awareness,
  • English language (basic knowledge),
  • General science
150150120 mins
IICBT For Provisional Selection**Test specific to subject of post-code
10010090 mins

*SCREENING CRITERIA: Tier-I exam is for screening. The minimum qualifying marks for Tier-I is 40% for UR/OBC candidate and 35% for SC/ST candidates. Candidates will be provisionally shortlisted based on Tier-I examination merit in a ratio of 1:10 (No. of vacancy: No. of shortlisted candidates) provided they secure the minimum qualifying marks in examination. However, this ratio may increase depending upon organizational requirements. The last candidate securing equal marks in the bracket will also be included. These shortlisted candidates will be called for Tier-II examination.

**PROVISIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA: The provisional selection will be based on the merit obtained in Tier-II examination depending upon the post/category/sub-category of the candidate. The minimum qualifying marks for Tier-II is 40% for UR/OBC candidate and 35% for SC/ST candidates. NOTE: A) SC, ST, OBC and PWD candidates, who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, will be considered against the unreserved vacancies as per Govt. of India orders. B) The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SC, ST, OBC, and PWD candidates.